Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Charleston, SC or anywhere in the US.
Recent Crime News
51 min ago | via The Gazette
Evil may issue a challenge one day. We may be asked to renounce our faith, whether it is based in Islam, Judaism, Christianity or any other religion. Comment?
11 hrs ago | via St. Petersburg Times
Twenty-year-old Marc Beckwith was in Room 16 of Snyder Hall, preparing for his computer lab. Cassandra Welding, also 20, was slipping into the lab room just as a familiar figure was slipping out. Comment?
14 hrs ago | via Star Tribune
Elizabeth Cox, 14, bowed her head at a vigil to honor victims of a shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore. They have become one of the most notorious and alarming stripes of evil. Comment?
17 hrs ago | via Breitbart.com
Outspoken conservative actor James Woods used social media to excoriate President Obama's response to the school shooting in Oregon that left nine people dead this week as well as the shooter. Specifically, the actor called out Obama for what he perceived was the president's silence on the fact that gunman Chris Harper Mercer reportedly asked each of his victims which religion they practiced before he shot them, with those who identified as Christians being immediately shot in the head. Comment?
22 hrs ago | via World Magazine
On Thursday, President Barack Obama called for tougher gun control laws in response to the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore., that left seven wounded and 10 dead, including the 26-year-old gunman. "We are the only advanced country on Earth that sees these kinds of mass shootings every few months," he said . Comment?
Yesterday | via West Hawaii Today
And now it's Roseburg, Ore. Another peaceful community has been shattered by inexplicable violence and the chilling words "active shooter." Comment?
Yesterday | via Hawaii Tribune-Herald
President Barack Obama's condemnation of America's latest mass shooting was no less striking for how often we have heard him essentially say the same thing. Comment?
Yesterday | via Post and Courier
Community members attends a candlelight vigil for those killed during a shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore., Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015. The headlines barely even shock at this point. Comment?
Yesterday | via Athens Banner-Herald
And now it's Roseburg, Oregon. Another peaceful community has been shattered by inexplicable violence and the chilling words "active shooter." Comment?
Friday | via The Lebanon Daily News
The 24-hour news cycle and social media put enormous pressure on reporters and law enforcement to get accurate information out quickly in a crisis such as the Charleston church massacre, officials who responded and journalists who reported on the tragedy said Friday. Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr., city police chief Greg Mullen, and journalists who covered the shootings discussed the challenge at a meeting of the Inter American Press Association that was held just a few blocks from the church. Comment?
Friday | via ESPN
The Oregon Ducks and Oregon State Beavers have added decals to the backs of their helmets to honor the Umpqua Community College shooting victims. At least nine students were reportedly killed and several more injured at the community college on Thursday when an gunman opened fire on campus. Comment?
Friday | via Post and Courier
A 20-year-old College of Charleston student who says she was pistol-whipped and nearly raped at gunpoint last weekend has a message for her attacker. “This is my home. Comment?
Friday | via MotherJones
Sen. Richard Blumenthal announced a plan to introduce new gun legislation in the wake of Thursday's school shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon that left 10 dead and seven others injured. My thoughts are with the victims of the #UCCShooting . Comment?
Friday | via NewsBusters.org
Friday's CBS This Morning offered extensive coverage of the deadly shooting on Thursday at a community college in Roseburg, Oregon, but one of the segments took a broader, sappy look at pushing gun control through the lens of President Obama's "evolving anger" on the inability to pass gun control measures through Congress where he's found "little" of any "hope and change." Comment?
Friday | via TheBlaze.com
The new host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" surprised some on Thursday with how he reacted to the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, that left 10 people dead and seven others injured. Trevor Noah, whose first show was on Monday, opened in a much different way than his predecessor, Jon Stewart, who often advocated for more gun control following mass killings involving firearms. Comment?
Friday | via NOLA.com
If you knew of neurosurgeon Ben Carson before he threw his hat into the ring to run for president, you were probably already familiar with all the reasons his rise to prominence was improbable. As Carson writes in his autobiography, "Gifted Hands": He was raised in poverty by a single mother who couldn't read. Comment?
Friday | via Christianity Today
Boylan also told her family he used reload time to ask for student's religion. "And they would stand up and he said, 'Good, because you're a Christian, you're going to see God in just about one second.' Comment?
Friday | via Times Herald-Record
"OMG there's someone shooting on campus." That was the first in a series of awful reports on social media Thursday that only got worse as the day went on. Comment?
Thursday Oct 1 | via Watersblogged
President Barack Obama, forced to react to another mass shooting in the US from the White House briefing room , lamented that the US is the " A few months ago, incidentally, he made similar statements. In the aftermath of another tragic shooting earlier in the year - at a Charleston, South Carolina, church in which nine were killed - Obama spoke out about a recent scourge of gun violence in the US. Comment?
Apr 21, 2015 | via Right Wing News
Charleston police officer Jessica Hans places flowers at a memorial outside Emanuel AME Church before the funeral of shooting victim Cynthia Hurd in Charleston, South Carolina June 27, 2015. REUTERS/Jason Miczek - RTX1I2RZ A gunman singled out Christians, telling them they would see God in "one second," during a rampage at an Oregon college Thursday that left at least nine innocent people dead and several more wounded, survivors and authorities said. Comment?
Copyright © 2015 Topix LLC